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Problem with husky_rviz, no tf data

asked 2018-06-27 18:40:35 -0500

frodyteen gravatar image

updated 2018-06-28 14:42:04 -0500

I am working with ubuntu 14.04 indigo. I followed this tutorial and ran the husky_gazebo launch file first then the husky_rviz launch file. However, I cannot see the husky model shown in the tutorial in rviz. In the display panel, it shows me a No tf data. Actual error: Fixed Frame [odom] does not exist in the global status. Also, the robotModel status is an error as well.

The only thing that I did differently then the tutorial is that I downloaded the all the gazebo models from this link, and moved all files to ~/.gazebo/models/ folder. Also, instead of running roscore, I am running sudo service husky-core start on the actually Husky robot.

here is a screen shot of the gazebo view panel: image description

rviz view panel:

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anyone have any suggestions on how to fix this?

tf tree:

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update: When I first turn on the husky robot and starts the husky-core, then roslaunch husky_viz view.robot.launch, everything works fine in rviz. When I move the joystick controller, the actually husky moves and the simulated husky in rviz moves as well. Now, I am trying to use gazebo to simulate the husky by roslaunch husky_gazebo husky_empty_world.launch, then roslaunch husky_viz view_robot.launch, but the husky model does not show up in rviz.

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Can you post your tf tree?

jayess gravatar image jayess  ( 2018-06-27 21:18:56 -0500 )edit

I added it, but it just shows no tf data received.

frodyteen gravatar image frodyteen  ( 2018-06-27 21:37:40 -0500 )edit

husky_gazebo , when you launch this , see to it that all the nodes are launched properly . Sometimes if dependencies are not installed , usually stuff like this happens .

chrissunny94 gravatar image chrissunny94  ( 2018-06-28 09:28:14 -0500 )edit

I checked with rosdep check husky_gazeborosdep check husky_viz and it shows me that all the dependency are satisfied. Also, I downloaded those packets by sudo apt-get install

frodyteen gravatar image frodyteen  ( 2018-06-28 14:26:09 -0500 )edit

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answered 2018-06-28 15:09:22 -0500

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Turns out, I need to be using roscore instead of the actually husky-core inorder for the husky_gazebo and husky_viz to work. So, I followed this link and configured my network, then everything works.

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